Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

May 21, 2024

Notices

ūüĆÖSUNRISE: 0630 hrs
ūüĆĄSUNSET:¬† 2015 hrs¬†
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When Outbound Passages are restricted to pilot boarding no earlier than Sunrise and later than the time detailed below for the various locations:
FROM VIOLA BASIN: -5 1/2 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
FROM TULE BASIN: - 5 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
FROM CHEMICAL BASIN: 4 1/2 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
FROM AVERY BASIN: 4 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
FROM MAIN BASIN: 3 1/2 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
FROM INGLESIDE: 2 1/2 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
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PORT OF CORPUS CHRISTI IS OPEN
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Please find attached MSIB 13-24 UPDATE 6 WORKSITE CHEMICAL as the Coast Guard will resume dredging operations that may impact navigation in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel near the
 Chemical Turning Basin from 15th APRIL 2024 thru 31ST MAY 2024 between the hours of 2000 and 0600.
Please see attached for more information.
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Please find attached MSIB 14-24 UPDATE 1 extension of closure request for a nighttime worksite between mile markers 55 and 56 from 15th APRIL thru 31st MAY 2024 between hours of 2000 and 0600.
Please see attached for more information.

Weather / Marine Zone Forecast

Coastal Waters Forecast for Texas
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
143 AM CDT Tue May 21 2024
Middle Texas coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Matagorda ship channel out to 60 nautical miles.
 
Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest 1/3 of the waves
...along with occasional height of the average highest 10 percent of the waves.
 
GMZ200-211945-
143 AM CDT Tue May 21 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Weak to moderate east to southeasterly flow will persist through tonight, when winds will become moderate. 
A generally moderate onshore flow will persist through the end of the week. 
Expect periods of moderate to strong onshore flow each afternoon for Thursday through Sunday across the southern bays and nearshore waters south of Port Aransas. 
Hazy conditions will linger at times through the week as fires continue to burn to our south.
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GMZ236-237-211945- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
143 AM CDT Tue May 21 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Patchy fog early this morning. Hazy this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Hazy in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Hazy in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Hazy in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
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GMZ231-232-211945- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
143 AM CDT Tue May 21 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots late. Bay and inland waters choppy. Patchy fog early this morning. Hazy this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy. Hazy in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy. Hazy in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy. Hazy in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
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GMZ255-211945- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
143 AM CDT Tue May 21 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 3 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 3 feet at 6 seconds. Patchy fog early this morning. Hazy this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 5 seconds. Hazy in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 6 seconds. Hazy in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 6 seconds. Hazy in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 7 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 7 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
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GMZ250-211945- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
143 AM CDT Tue May 21 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 6 seconds. Patchy fog early this morning. Hazy this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 5 seconds. Hazy in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 6 seconds. Hazy in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 6 seconds. Hazy in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas around 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 7 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 7 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
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GMZ270-275-211945- Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM- Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to 60 NM-
143 AM CDT Tue May 21 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 3 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 3 feet at 6 seconds. Hazy this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 5 seconds. Hazy in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 6 seconds. Hazy in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 6 seconds. Hazy in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 6 feet at 7 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas around 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 7 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas around 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas around 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas around 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.

Attachments

  • MSIB 13-24, Update 6 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time (2).docx(280 KB )
  • MSIB 14-24, update 1, Worksite Trident pipeline removal 31MAY (2).docx(539 KB )

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